I found a brand new 2003 still in the showroom in July 2004. Dealer took $4k off, and I couldn't pass it up. Absolute blast to drive on curvey roads and highways alike. Suspension is tight (but bumpy at times), and enough power to pass anyone. Hatchback with folding seats has been life-saver. The clutch requires extra leg-work and can give you a cramp after awhile. Also you have to get the clutch all the way to the floor, no room for mistakes, or you'll grind gears. Get the auto if doing a lot of stop-and-go. Had trouble with my starter, and was replaced after 4th visit. Perfect car for recent grad. But I need more cargo space, and 4 doors would be nice.
Power, good looks, sunroof. Lots of cargo space with seats down. Real fun to drive, and has a little bit of functionality
Get a lighter clutch feel, Put an armrest/storage space between front seat. The footwell of the front passenger seat is awkward, it's hard to fit your feet in just right.
I purchased this vehicle because of it's reputation. However, I felt a little disappointed with only two things; City Gas mileage and the bumpy ride. The suspension is great but the shocks are bouncing you all over the place. It's a little nerve racking. Other than that I have to say the car is excellent. Enough storage space and the controls are within reach. Keep in mind this is not really a racing car its a sporty look and feel but it's not going to take you from 0- 60 anytime quick, unless you step on it and suck all the gas out of your tank. Which bring me to the next point of gasoline. It doesn't have good gas mileage in the city but the highway it's great.
The stylish look, storage capacity and comfort. Triptronic automatic transmission.
I owned a Honda civic which I loved, especially the gas mileage. after an accident, i decided to purchase a "03 Acura RSX that was traded into my dealership. I save some money buying used, and so far, no regrets. This car is fun to drive, fun to look at, and fun to personalize. This is my first Acura, and I've owned 2 Hondas. I definetly recommend this car. The only downside is the fuel economy. Not the best, I average about 250 miles to a full tank using supreme. I think my tank is 11 gallons, and even though i drive fast at times, the gas goes quick.
I love the tiptronic transmission, the power roof, and the folding rear seats.
Improve the fuel economy, and make the car more user friendly for novice mechanics. what a nightmare just to change a headlight bulb!
excellent investment overall...i used
to own a '94 integra 4-dr before the
rsx, and i absolutely loved it too,
which is why i decided to get another
everything about the interior! fun to
limited/obstructed viewing from
driver's seat to rear right side of
car....you'd have to get used to
it...could also use more padding in
the leather seats...also something
you'd have to get used to, because the
ride felt so bumpy during the
beginning days, i literally used to
I wanted a sporty 2-door and the RSX was
the nicest. It beat the Celica, the
Civic Si, the Tiburon, etc. You get
Honda reliability. You get great milage.
But after a year, the car rattles like
crazy and I wish that I had more power
and more smoothness. Save up and get the
Infinity G35 and you'll be happier in
the long run. You'll soon outgrow the
2-doors and wish for more space if this
is your only car.
Fast, sporty look.
No pricy options, everything is standard.
Better quality materials to lessen the
noise and keep the rattles at bay. A
little more power lower in the revs
would be helpful. Better leather.